- 1.5-hour historical walking tour of Gamla Stan
- Explore Riddarholmen, a pretty inlet in Stockholm’s Old Town, with your expert guide
- See top Stockholm attractions like Birger Jarls Torg, Riddarholmskyrkan and Taube’s Terrace
- Learn about Birger Jarls, the Swedish statesman who is said to have founded Stockholm in the 1200s
- Admire Gamla Stan’s north German architecture and pretty streets
Learn all about Birger Jarls and the work he did for the city as you walk around the square, admiring his statue and the square’s most eye-catching attraction -- Riddarholmskyrkan. Built in the late 1200s, this impressive church is Stockholm’s last remaining medieval abbey and the burial site of many important Swedish monarchs and aristocrats, like Gustav II Adolf and Karl XII. Hear tales of the history behind this iconic Swedish abbey as you head inside for a look around with your guide.
From the church, stop to look at equally impressive buildings, like Wrangel Palace with its medieval defense tower, and then take a break at Taube’s Terrace for panoramic views of Lake Mälaren.
Continue into the main part of the Old Town to discover more about how the city was formed and admire its north German architecture. Before your tour winds its way back to the starting point, stroll through Gamla Stan’s labyrinth of charming cobbled streets and alleyways, hearing more stories and legends about this charming city.